Huawei Honor 8 Pro Launched in India – Should you choose it over the OnePlus 5?

Honor 8 Pro Launched in India. Better than OnePlus 5

Honor 8 Pro Launched in India! After 9 months of waiting, Huawei has finally launched the successor to the Honor 8, the Honor 8 Pro on 6th July 2017 at a press event in New Delhi. In this article, we’ll be sharing all the relevant details about the device and what makes Honor 8 Pro than the OnePlus 5.

Quick Specification Overview

  • Kirin 960 Processor, Octa-Core
  • Mali-G71 GPU
  • ROM 128GB, RAM 6GB
  • Rear Camera 12MP+12MP ( RGB + Monochrome )
  • Front Camera 8MP
  • Display 2650×1440 (2K)
  • 4000 mAh Battery
  • Android 7.0 + EMUI 5.1
  • 157×77.50×6.97mm Size
  • Available in Midnight Black, Navvy Blue

Initial Impressions

The Honor 8 Pro seems very impressive on paper. Especially, the 4000mAh battery, the 6 GB and the 128 GB ROM are something which no one is offering in the price bracket of sub 30K INR. The Dual Camera systems in Honor devices are always on par with flagships in terms of photos. We’ll have to see how it performs in Video. In addition, consumers will also be getting out of the box VR experience as the retail box can be converted into a VR headset. Though, we’ll have to see how it performs once it reaches to the users.

Price and Availability

The Honor 8 Pro launched in India will be exclusively available to Prime members on Prime Day starting 6 PM on July 10th on priced at INR 29,999 for the 6GB+128GB storage variant and will be available in Midnight Black and Navy Blue color options. The device will be bundled with a 9V/2A fast charger, standard USB-C cable in a box that can be used as a VR headset.

Should You Consider the Honor 8 Pro Over the OnePlus 5?

Maybe, the Honor 8 Pro offers more than what the OnePlus 5 is offering. It has got a 2K display, 128GB of RAM and a 4000 mAh battery which you don’t get in the base model of the OnePlus 5. Moreover, the biggest thing is the 2K panel which has never been seen on a OnePlus device. The best thing is to wait for the user reviews and then choose your device.

Does the Honor 8 Pro launched in India is the best phone under the 30k bracket? We’ll See. Let us know your thoughts in the comments section.






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